Few communication skills
Lateness in walking
Mental age of a toddler
Noticeable developmental delays
To prevent hydrocephalus
To reduce the risk of infection
To correct the neurologic defect
To prevent seizure disorders
Absent moro reflex
Help alleviate headache
Increase intrathoracic pressure
Maintain neutral position
Reduce intra-abdominal pressure.
An IQ level that must be below 50
Cognitive impairment occurring after age 22 years
Deficits in adaptive behavior with intellectual impairment
No responsiveness to contact
Give furosemide as ordered.
Check for increased intracranial pressure
Plan for discharge in 12 to 24 hours.
Check for electrolyte imbalances.
Keep mechanical ventilation.
Provide oxygen as ordered.
Feeling different from peers